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JSUNAA holds Mid-Winter Alumni Council Meeting, Feb. 26-27, in Jackson

The Jackson State University National Alumni Association is hosting its Mid-Winter Alumni Council Meeting today through Saturday in Jackson.

JSUNAA President Yolanda Owens

Jackson State University National Alumni Association President Yolanda Owens

Usually held the last weekend of February, Mid-Winter Council is one of two JSUNAA meetings per year (the other is Fall Council) where national, regional, local officers and members convene to discuss the business of the national alumni association. 

Over a two-day period, reports from alumni officers and committee chairs will be offered; campus updates from University faculty, staff and students will be presented; and leadership training sessions on a variety of topics will be conducted.

As well, the weekend includes a fair amount of time for fellowship and fun, and alumni are invited to “courtside dining” at the JSU vs. MVSU  basketball game Saturday night.

Below is a summary of activities for the 2016 MWC:

FRIDAY, FEB. 26 (9 a.m.)

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Jackson

  • Board of Directors Meeting
  • Executive Reports
  • Strategic Planning Session
  • Working Lunch
  • Committee Reports
  • Tiger Connections Mentoring Network Mixer

SATURDAY, FEB. 27 (8 a.m.)

Jackson State University Student Center

  • Alumni Council Meeting
  • State of the Association Address
  • JSU Departmental Updates from Recruitment, Housing, Community College, Scholarship
  • Public Relations/Marketing Strategies Presented by Jackson Association of Black Journalists
  • Alumni Luncheon with Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carolyn W. Meyers, JSU President
  • Chapter Presidents’ Reports
  • JSU Basketball vs. MVSU (featuring Courtside Dining)

This year marks national election year for JSUNAA. All alumni are encouraged to attend council meetings as a way to stay connected to JSUNAA and the university. The 2016 Fall Council Meeting dates will be announced in the spring.

For this week’s events, registration fees may still be paid on-site today. Checks should be made payable to the JSU National Alumni Association Inc.